Samba Festival, Coburg, Germany

Coburg, Germany, is the site of the annual Samba Festival, one of the biggest in the world outside of Brazil. Drum corps, Capoeira martial artists, and dancers from all over the world participate. Check out the colorful costumes and dedicated musicians!

Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Germany

A visit to the sumptuously lavish Ehrenburg Palace in Coburg, Germany, home to the duchy of Duke Ernst I and progeny. It's been restored to its original splendor, including real gold leaf and handmade plaster figures in almost every room.